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5   Billy Strode
Billy Strode

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Parkland, FL

Last College:
Indian River Community College

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
LHP

B/T:
L/L


04/15/2014

FSU Defeats Jacksonville, 6-1

Billy Strode goes six strong innings in his second start of the season.

04/14/2014

FSU Hosts Jacksonville Tuesday Night

The Seminoles have won eight straight over the Dolphins.

04/08/2014

Florida State Blanked By Florida

The Seminoles suffer their first shutout to the Gators since 1994.

03/22/2014

FSU Sweeps DH Takes Series At Clemson

Seminoles erase a three-run deficit to win their first series in Clemson since 2008.

03/11/2014

Noles Win Crazy Game At UCF

The Seminoles erased two three-run deficits to remain undefeated on the road.

CAREER ACCOLADES:
* FSU Dean's List (Spring 2013, Fall 2013).
* ACC Academic Honor Roll (2012-13).

2013: Made 20 appearances, including three starts, in 2013...finished with a 1-0 record with one save and a 2.43 ERA...posted 33 strikeouts in 37.0 innings...allowed only one hit and struck out two over 2.0 innings in his FSU debut against Rhode Island (2/17)...made his first career start against Presbyterian (3/6) going 1.2 inning without earning a decision...earned his first career win against Stetson (3/20) and posted career-highs in innings pitched (6.0) and strikeouts (9)...registered four strikeouts in 3.0 scoreless innings in the second game of a doubleheader against Duke (4/13)...did not give up a run in any of his first nine relief appearances - a span that covered 13.1 innings...pitched 4.0 scoreless innings to finish the game against Clemson (5/18) to earn his first career save...limited opposing batters to a .140 average (6-for-43) with two outs...finished the season allowing only three walks over his final 18.1 innings pitched...played over the summer with the Peninsula Oilers of the Alaska Baseball League.

INDIAN RIVER STATE COLLEGE: Went 6-4 on the mound with a 0.35 ERA in his first season at Indian River State College in 2012...worked 77.1 innings, allowing just three earned runs and six hits as he posted 71 strikeouts and 21 walks.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned first team All-State and first team All-County honors in 2009-11...chosen as the Connie Mack Pitcher of the Game during the 2011 Connie Mack World Series...posted an undefeated record on the mound as a senior in 2011 going 11-0.

PERSONAL: Son of David and Jodi Strode...two sisters, Kristin and Lauren...full name is William Strode...member of the 3.0 GPA Club at FSU (Fall 2012)...majoring in sport management...born on August 10, 1992.

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